Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) will participate in many of the neighborhood association and community groups’ 23rd Annual National Night Out events, Tuesday, Aug. 1 throughout Fort Wayne. FWFD is proud to be a part of the National Night Out activities in our community which promote crime prevention while strengthening neighborhood spirit through police-community partnerships.
Everyone is encouraged to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors and meet their neighbors at these community events.
Canterbury Green: FWFD will take part in the event at Canterbury Green Apartments, 2727 Canterbury Blvd., from 6-8 p.m.
Colony Park Addition: Activities for Colony Park Addition, Concordia and Colony Drive, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include FWFD.
Northeast Area Partnership: FWFD Scuba Team will have its Rescue Boat at Lakeside Park, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. as part of the Northeast Area Partnership event.
Northwest Area Partnership: Franke Park Pavilion, Franke Park, will be the site of the Northwest Area Partnership’s activities which begin at 5:45 p.m. FWFD will be there with an arson investigation dog as well as SADAR the Fire Dog. SADAR is an acronym for Stop and Drop and Roll.
Southwest Partnership: Events for the Southwest Partnership will occur at the Sears Pavilion at Foster Park, across from Quimby Village from 6-8 p.m. SADAR will be there at 7 p.m.
Tower Heights Neighborhood Association: Tower Heights Neighborhood Association will have its event at FWFD Station 7, 1622 Lindenwood Ave., from 7-8:30 p.m.
West Central Neighborhood Association: International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 124 will offer free hot dogs and hamburgers while supplies last from 6-8 p.m. at 1405 Broadway. This will be an opportunity to meet their neighbors in the West Central Neighborhood where they are in the process of restoring Old Fire Station 5 as their Union Headquarters.
Willow Creek Crossing Apartments: FWFD will be part of the activities at the Willow Creek Crossing Apartments, 7501 Lakeridge, from 5-7 p.m.